Epistola de morte Hieronymi, et al.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Eusebius Cremonensis [pseudo-]: Epistola de morte Hieronymi, [addressed to] Damasus, Bishop of Porto, and Theodosius, senator. See E‑053.
[f7r] Augustinus [pseudo-]: Epistola de magnificentiis Hieronymi, [addressed to] Cyrillus, Bishop of Jerusalem. See E‑053.
[g7r] Cyrillus [pseudo-]: Epistola de miraculis Hieronymi, [addressed to] Augustinus. See E‑053.
Imprint: [Zaragoza: Paul Hurus, Heinrich Botel, and Johann Planck, c.1477-9]. 4°.
Remarks: As dated by GW; Sheppard dates [1476-7?], Vindel [1476-8], Haebler [c.1480].
Collation: [a12 b8 c d10 e8 f10 g h8 i k10 l8 m10].
Illustrations: One woodcut on [a1v].
GW: GW 9449;
Hain: R 505;
Goff: Goff H‑241;
Proctor: Pr 9615A;
Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, I and II 249; Juan Manuel Sánchez, Bibliografía zaragozana del siglo XV, por un bibliófilo aragonés (Madrid, 1908), 5; Sheppard 7291; Vindel, Arte, IV 14: 4.
Copy number: E-055(1)
Wanting [a1] containing the woodcut.
Binding: Parchment with ties, fastened on to two leather knots, each with a coloured bead, one lost. Name of author and title in black ink on the spine.
Size: 214 × 155 × 33 mm.
Size of leaf: 208 × 144 mm.
Scribbles and pen-trials on the recto and verso of the back endleaf.
Two- to six-line epigraphic initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in purple.
Provenance: Part of upper margin of [a2r], which presumably contained an inscription, has been cut away. Cancelled inscription on recto of front endleaf: ‘Santivañez'. Inscription on the recto of the back endleaf: ‘Pedro Nanaro'. Gregorio Mayans y Siscar (1699-1781); inscription on recto of front endleaf: ‘Can° Mayàns'; not found in A Catalogue of a Most Extraordinary Collection of Foreign Books and Manuscripts . . . Selected from the Libraries of Mayans . . . (London: Wheatley and Adlard, 10 Mar. 1829; pt II, 25 June 1829). Ricardo Heredia, conde de Benahavis; monogram attached to front pastedown; Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia, pt 3 (Paris, 1893), no. 3582. Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Catalogue 176 (‘Rough List') (1898), no. 199, for £3. 10. 0; cutting from catalogue attached to recto of front endleaf; see Library Bills, 31 Jan. 1898.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Inc. e. S99.1.
SHELFMARK: Inc. e. S2.1.
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